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howtos:window_managers:remotex_linux2linux [2016/07/26 16:59 (UTC)]
ponce [Plain Ol' Vanilla X11 Forwarding]
howtos:window_managers:remotex_linux2linux [2016/07/26 17:00 (UTC)]
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 **NOTE:** in the X11 world, the **SERVER machine** is the one listening for a connection (your desktop). ​ The **CLIENT machine** is the one initiating the connection (the machine you are executing the commands on).  I know, it sounds backwards but, it is actually correct if you understand the X11 connection. **NOTE:** in the X11 world, the **SERVER machine** is the one listening for a connection (your desktop). ​ The **CLIENT machine** is the one initiating the connection (the machine you are executing the commands on).  I know, it sounds backwards but, it is actually correct if you understand the X11 connection.
  
-1) As X11 in its newer versions doesn'​t allow tcp connections by default anymore (see the relative [[https://​cgit.freedesktop.org/​xorg/​xserver/​commit/?​id=cc59be38b7eff52a1d003b390f2994c73ee0b3e9|commit)]],​ since Slackware 14.2 you have to launch your X server explicitly enabling them, like +1) Tell your X11 Server Linux box to accept X11 connections from the Client machines with the xhost command. You can add the the command to .bashrc or .profile:
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-     ​startx -- -listen tcp +
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-if you are using a display manager to launch your X session refer to its documentation for enabling this in its configuration file. +
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-2) Tell your X11 Server Linux box to accept X11 connections from the Client machines with the xhost command. You can add the the command to .bashrc or .profile:+
    ​EXAMPLE:​ xhost +192.168.1.36    ​EXAMPLE:​ xhost +192.168.1.36
  
-3) Start the connection from the **client** (the remote) machine to the **server** (your desktop) machine:+2) Start the connection from the **client** (the remote) machine to the **server** (your desktop) machine:
 Connect to the remote machine via ssh/​telnet/​rlogin/​whatever and run: Connect to the remote machine via ssh/​telnet/​rlogin/​whatever and run:
  

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